We found awesome barn snacks

Here’s the thing with being outside and active: you get hungry. And the more you tune into your body, the pickier you become about what goes down the gullet. If you listen, your body will tell you what works and what doesn’t. And, if research […]

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Grazing Tips from Dr. Joyce Harman

This guest blog post comes from holistic vet, Dr. Joyce Harman, who offers tips to keep your horse healthy during summer grazing. Read more about her here. Summer brings changing responsibilities for us horse owners. You might change out troughs more often to keep your […]

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A Feel Good, Feel Better Workshop

When you around Nina Fuller, you can’t help but smile, laugh, think, and share. The renowned photographer from Hollis, Maine, is warm, welcoming, and just a bit wacky. Her home, Lily Brook Farm, in Hollis, Maine, is an extension of Fuller, full of flowers, animals, […]

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Welcome Dr. Joyce Harman & Harmany Equine

This week, Emily Thomas Luciano, NickerNews & BestHorsePractices marketing director, writes about our a new connection: Our family of partners is getting bigger by the week. This week, we’re happy to welcome Dr. Joyce Harman and Harmany Equine to the mix. If you aren’t already […]

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The Black Velvet Lid

We received scores of comments from the Helmet article written by Dr. Steve Peters. Here’s one from Barb Thuerk: Maddy, I read with interest the article on helmets.  I come from the hunter/jumper world and the only time we wore our helmets was for jumping.  And we […]

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Welcome Lucerne Farms!

We’re excited to welcome Lucerne Farms to our growing family of advertisers. The Maine company, based in Easton and Fort Fairfield, fits our values and mindset to a T: a small company with a high quality product that’s great for owners and their equines. It’s […]

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Generations ago, Smith knew ‘Nature’s Best’

Tom Smith knew what happened off the track was crucial to victories on the track. Diet and horse keeping practices were key to the champion he developed out of the fussy, difficult Seabiscuit. Read about Seabiscuit: An American Legend and other favorite horse books. ​Nervous […]

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To Wear or Not to Wear, that’s the Helmet Question

Culture and vanity vie against common sense and science in plenty of our personal decisions. Take tanning: This year, the World Health Organization added tanning booths to the list of the most dangerous forms of cancer-causing radiation. People get skin cancer and die from frequenting […]

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A Healthier, Happier Horse with your Hands On

For more than a decade, Jim Masterson has been doing good works for horses in the way of massage, tension release, and interactive body work. I met Jim at the Equine Affaire and we shared shuttle rides to and from the hotel. What an interesting […]

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Water, water, nowhere

As summer winds down, I’m giving thanks to a spectacular season; one that gave me a crash course in riding and hiking essentials here in Utah. Watch new video Sure, there’s the need for carrying a cell phone, a good knife, and for wearing sunscreen. […]

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